Welcome to the international students !


 

In September and January, UCL organizes services, activities and events to welcome and assist international students.
 


International welcome service in Louvain-la-Neuve

1. International meet and greet

  • 3 to 28 September 2018, Monday to Friday.
  • 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Inforville (in the train station next to the ticketing area).
  • Help with taking your first steps, welcome kits, luggage transport and more.
  • Students of the General coordination of International Students (CGEI) will meet you.
  • 24 hour hotline : +32 (0)473 953 271 (till mid-October).

More information (in French):  CGEI

2. Information days for international students

  • Two information days are organised (mid-September and begin February).
  • Next information day: Friday 14 September 2018, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the "Halles universitaires", Place de l'Université 1.

Program:

Exhibitors

Presentations in the meeting room "Oleffe" (4th floor):

The Language Institute of the UCL (ILV)

Kot Erasmus

Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

Guided tours of the city by CGEI every 45 minutes

3. Welcome nights

  • Two welcome nights are organised, end septembre and mid-February.
  • Next welcome night, Wednesday 26 september 2018 at Musée L and salle Salmigondis, Place des Sciences.
  • Food and drinks, information stands, animations, official welcome by UCL Authorities.
  • All international students (regular and exchange students) are invited.
  • Free admission, no registration.

 


 

International welcome service
in Brussels Woluwe

1. International meet and greet

  • 3 to 28 Septembre, Monday to Friday .
  • Student support service, building "La Mairie", Promenade de l'Alma 31.
  • Help with your first steps, welcome kits, etc.
  • 24-hour hotline : +32 (0)473 953 271 (till 15 October).

More information (in French) CGEI

2. Information days for international students

  • An international information day will be organised on Friday 14 September 2018, fom 11:30 AM to 2:30 PM,  at the Auditoire Simonart, Hall level 0.
  • Free admission, no registration.

Program:

Exhibitors

  • ARTEFAC (UCL Culture) : presentation of the next cultural season, possibility to buy the "Culture Card".
  • Erasmus Student Network (ESN) : presentation of their activities
  • Kot CGEI: information about the first steps, guided visits of the campus,...
  • Enrolment Office: all information about enrolment procedures
  • Accommodation Office : information about accommodation opportunities, …
  • Sport and Fitness Service : information about sport at UCL, possibility to buy the "Sports Card"
  • Student Support Service : information on the Belgian health system in Belgium (‘mutuelles’), social and psychological help
  • Humanikot, MapKot (to be confirmed)

PRESENTATIONS

Virtual Desk, Moodle, Global Account,... how it works at UCL:
 

Guided tours by the Kot CGEI at 12:30 et 1:30 PM
 

Free sandwiches and beverages. Come and meet us!
 

3. Welcome night

  • A welcome night will be organised on Monday 15 October 2018, at 7:00 PM, at the restaurant "Le Martin V".
  • Food and drink, information stands, presentations, official welcome by UCL Authorities.
  • All international students (regular and exchange students) are invited.
  • Free admission, no registration.